A High Court of justice, sitting in Benin, the Edo State capital has granted bail to the comedian and vlogger, Chukwu Emeka, arrested by the Department of State Services.
This is coming after reports by The PUNCH on his arrest. The mother of the comedian, Mrs. Magaret Chukwu, confirmed the release to our correspondent, Tuesday afternoon.
The lawyer, who later took over the case, identified as Matthew Osa-oghogho, also announced the release of the comedian, popular known as Broda Mike on his Facebook account.
“Today, the High Court of justice sitting in Benin released Comedian Emeka Chukwu Aka #BrotherMike to bail. He was arrested by the Department of State Services and accused of inciting the Public. The court agreed with our submission that the application for the remand of Mr. Chukwu is unmeritous and therefore admitted him to bail. We stand for justice always and at all times!” He posted, sharing a picture of himself and Broda Mike.